Symphyotrichum carolinianum

Climbing Aster

  • Family: Asteraceae
  • Form: Semi-woody, vine-like perennial reaching 10 ft. in height
  • Leaves: Simple, alternate, entire, sessile and clasping to stems
  • Stem/Bark:
  • Flower: Pink to lavender ray petals with yellow disks
  • Fruit: Achene
  • Comments: Of the 25 Symphyotrichum species native to Florida , only four or five are commercially available for landscape use
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